Golden Retriever Approved Breed Standard

Golden Retriever

The American Kennel Club has, since 1990, approved a revised standard for Golden Retrievers submitted by the Golden Retriever Club of America. This standard is to be followed thoroughly by all official breeders. In fact, it’s impossible to register a Golden Retriever with the AKC unless he meets the breed standard.

The Golden Retriever’s general appearance is that of a powerful, well sized dog. He should be symmetrical and well proportioned. The Golden retriever is primarily a hunting dog, he is hard-working and adaptable to [...] More about: Golden Retriever Approved Breed Standard